Investors’ attitude to risk changing amid political uncertainty: II survey

Three out of every four investors are considering change their risk profile when considering investments due to uncertainty surrounding the current global geo-political backdrop, according to readers of International Investment.

In a special survey conducted as part of last month’s first ezine edition (edition 15 of International Investment), we asked IFAs and product and services providers alike: “Are clients attitudes to investment risk changing amid the changing political backdrop?”.

75% answered “Yes”, with 25% stating that they felt that clients attitudes to risk were “About the same” in the survey. Due to the uncertain political backdrop brought about by Brexit, tensions between the US and North Korea and the crisis in Catalonia, many financial advisers are now helping clients restructure investments to reflect their changing risk attitudes.

To view the International Investment 15 ezine international edition, click here.

The latest ezine editions (UK version and international version) of II16 are also now available with two special features on the planned changes to the Isle of Man financial services industry, including interviews and videos with industry figures, the regulatory body and the Isle of Man government.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Gary Robinson
Deputy Editor, International Investment and Head of Video at Open Door Media Publishing. A fully qualified journalist and filmmaker with more than 20 years' financial services experience, both as journalist and originally as an IFA.

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